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For 2 months, humanitarian groups have been warning that famine is a near certainty in Somalia. But by the time it’s officially declared, many thousands of people will have already died.
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Somalia, South Sudan and Kenya fear worsening conditions as tenacious drought and conflict continue to pummel the region.
Two years ago, at the peak of the drought in the Horn of Africa, up to 1,500 people a day were coming from Somalia into Kenya, and headed for the refugee camps around the border town of Dadaab. A large entourage of reporters, photographers and film crews chronicled their movements....
Farhiya can't read yet, but she's already a teacher. At only 4 years old, she calls over other children from the surrounding compounds of Kambioos refugee camp in Kenya and teaches them to wash their hands. It's a critical lesson....